City of Aurora, Colorado

Public Safety Communications Center Director
Annual salary range: $94,758 to $142,148
Application deadline: Friday, August 30, 2019

Situated in the eastern Aurora-Denver Metropolitan Area, Aurora is home to more than 350,000 residents who enjoy a unique quality of life. The Aurora Public Safety Communications Division is a consolidated dispatch center with a staff of a Director, two operations managers, one manager, one administrative specialist, one senior supervisor, one training supervisor, six supervisors, and 71 telecommunicators.

The center provides direct dispatch service for the Aurora Police Department and Aurora Fire Rescue and operates 24 hours a day, seven days per week. In 2018, the centerís staff handled more than 483,000 telephone calls. The Director is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations and coordinating and managing operations related to dispatching service and 911 communications for law enforcement, fire, and medical services, technical support, employee development and strategic planning. This position reports directly to the Chief of Police and is a member of the Aurora Police Department Command Staff.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered.

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Business Administration or directly related field
Experience: 5 years of progressively responsible experience in a large 911 Communications Center and 3 years supervisory or management experience within a 911 Communications Center
Preferred: Master's Degree in Business Administration or Public Administration

To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, submit your resume, cover letter, and a list of six work-related references (who will not be contacted without prior notice). Resume should reflect years and months of employment, beginning/ending dates as well as size of staff and budgets you have managed. Please submit your materials on our website:

For more information, contact:

Pam Derby
CPS HR Consulting
Ph: 916-263-1401

Recruitment Brochure:
City of Aurora website:

The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer.